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Wairau river wines 2

  1. 1. Wairau River wineswork experience 2010<br />By<br />Rod Henderson<br />
  2. 2. Wairau river wines<br />Pinot Noir arriving to winery<br />
  3. 3. Wairau River Wines<br />The bin is full ready to get started<br />
  4. 4. Wairau River wines<br />The bin will lift up to the orgar and the grapes will go into the destemmer<br />
  5. 5. Wairau River Wines<br />Winemaker Sam Rose and owner Phil Rose keeping track of the Pinot Noir<br />
  6. 6. Wairau River Wines<br />Assistant winemaker Nick waiting at the 9 ton Pinots Noir tanks <br />
  7. 7. Wairau River Wines<br />Dry Ice is put in bottom of the tanks<br />
  8. 8. Wairau River Wines<br />The Pinot arrives<br />
  9. 9. Wairau River Wines<br />The start of the Sauvignon Blanc Harvest grapes from harvester into the truck<br />
  10. 10. Wairau River Wines<br />It will be ready cleaning destemmer for the sauvignon Blanc<br />
  11. 11. Wairau River Wines<br />The 3 20 ton presses looking to the vineyard they work 24/7 over vintage<br />
  12. 12. Wairau River Wines<br />Ground view of the presses<br />
  13. 13. Wairau River Wines<br />Looking out to the presses right are 5000litre tanks left hand 10,000 litre tanks<br />
  14. 14. Wairau River Wines<br />Joe filling Chardonnay barrels looking down at the 80,000 litre tanks stairs to lab and walk ways<br />
  15. 15. Wairau River Wines<br />The top of the 80,000 litre tanks have just added dry ice ready for juice and tank with hose just being cleaned<br />
  16. 16. Wairau River Wines<br />40,000litre tanks hose rack and hose fitting station<br />
  17. 17. Wairau River Wines<br />Ground view of pinot tanks<br />
  18. 18. Wairau River Wines<br />RVD works 24/7 over vintage<br />
  19. 19. Wairau River Wines<br />There are 2 warm rooms for barrels just starting to fill this<br />
  20. 20. Wairau River Wines<br />3 of the 6 Cuves waiting for the pinot noir<br />
  21. 21. Wairau River Wines<br />The tank board keeping track of the tanks and wine movement<br />
  22. 22. Wairau River Wines<br />Wairau river wines does all its own bottling this is the depalletizer that is my responsibility during bottling<br />
  23. 23. Wairau River Wines<br />This is looking over the filler and labeler<br />
  24. 24. Wairau River Wines<br />Outside view of winery<br />
  25. 25. Wairau River Wines<br />The entrance to the winery<br />

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